Lusty choruses on the Pentonville Road

Updated: May 10

A rumbustious evening last night at the very fine Lexington on the Pentonville Road saw Skinny Lister whip up a storm on the band’s last UK gig of the year. This is what live music should be all about, infectious foot-stompers interspersed with beautiful English pastoral and regular encouragement to belt out a lusty chorus or two while spilling your beer. I’ve you’ve not had the pleasure of hearing or seeing the Skinnys yet, I suggest you waste no more time in catching up. This is the band performing one of my favourite numbers in one of the best videos of the year.

I’ve not been entirely convinced by a lot of the folk revival stuff, but this is real no-holds barred party music which links right back to proper English folk roots. Long may the band voted the hardest-working giggers of the year continue to raise merry hell, and well done to David Hepworth and the Word in your ear team for staging a fine evening. That local radio DJ they had on weren’t half bad either. Danny someone.


#DavidHepworth #Lexington #SkinnyLister #Wordinyourear

2 views

Recent Posts

See All

Sounds of Sydenham

Janet Kay, Carroll Thompson and Glenn Tilbrook on the same bill is an impressive line-up for any festival, even more so for a five-year-old local arts festival in south east London. But Sydenham’s tin

Glad About The Girl

Everything But The Girl’s debut Eden is one of the albums I’m most familiar with. I’ve listened to it so many times I know every hook, melody and lyric almost instinctively. I can’t remember now how o

Olympic mixed feelings

We’re in the just before period now. The Olympics starts in just under a fortnight and I’m sure I’m not the only one with mixed feelings. We should be looking forward enthusiastically to a feast of in

Contact me at martincloake@mac.com

© 2020 by Martin Cloake. Proudly created with Wix.com.